'''John Wood Campbell, Jr.''' (June 8, 1910 – July 11, 1971) was an American people|American science fiction
writer and editor. As editor of ''Astounding Science Fiction'' (later called ''Analog Science Fiction and Fact
'') from late 1937 until his death, he is generally credited with shaping the Golden Age of Science Fiction
called Campbell "the most powerful force in science fiction ever, and for the first ten years of his editorship he dominated the field completely."
[Isaac Asimov: ''I. Asimov: A Memoir'', p. 73.]
As a writer, Campbell published super-science space opera
under his own name and moody stories under his primary and most famous pseudonym, Don A. Stuart. Campbell also wrote under the pen names Karl Van Kampen and Arthur McCann.
[The Encyclopedia of Science Fiction (John Clute), 1995, St. Martin's Griffin, pp. 187-188]
He stopped writing fiction after he became...